Istanbul Technical University (ITU) founded in 1773 , is oldest technological university with all engineering disciplines and basic sciences. Being the leading research oriented university,  ITU is highly motivated to pursue state of the art research and technology.As research on nanotechnology and nanoscience is at high priority in its more than 30 engineering fields, many graduate programs make ITU to have a strong stand in nanotechnology and nanoscience R&D. The number of graduate students in engineering and science is the highest in the country. ITU is ready to become regional horsepower in this field as ITUnano.